February 29, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Missing Person Update: Linda G. Riley

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The Springfield Police Department is continuing the investigation into the disappearance of a Springfield woman. Linda Riley was reported missing February 27th. Police do suspect foul play and believe Riley did not leave her residence (713 W. Chicago) on her own accord.

Crime scene investigators have processed and collected evidence from Riley's residence. Police are not commenting on physical evidence collected at the scene. Police are asking anyone who had contact with Riley from February 25th to 27th to contact the Springfield Police Department at 864-1810 or 869-TIPS.

Riley, 53, is a white female, 5-4 110 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. The eye color is corrected from the original information provided to the public.

SPD Case Number: 12-8024
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd